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Associations, Organizations, and Institutes


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Audio and Video Resources


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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Background


Sometimes you may need some information to get more familiar with your topic. Below are some materials that can provide background on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era periods. The resources listed at American History: Background may be helpful, also. If you need help finding background information, please ask at the Hunt Library reference desk.
  • Barbuto, Domenica M., American Settlement Houses and Progressive Social Reform: an Encyclopedia of the American Settlement Movement. Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press, 1999.
    HUNT REF-1 HV4194 .B37 1999

  • Buenker, John D. and Edward R. Kantowicz, eds. Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era, 1890-1920. New York: Greenwood Press, c1988.
    HUNT STACKS-2 E661 .H6 1988

  • Buenker, John D. and Joseph Buenker, eds. Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. 3 vols. Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, c2005.
    HUNT REF-1 E661 .E53 2005

  • Engs, Ruth C. The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement: a Historical Dictionary. Westport, CT: Praeger, c2003.
    HUNT REF-1 RA395 .A3 E547 2003

  • Clark, Judith Freeman. The Gilded Age . New York: Facts On File, c2006.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-2 E661 .C575 2006

  • Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (PBS)

  • Gregory, Ross. Modern America, 1914 to 1945. New York, NY: Facts on File, c1995.
    HUNT REF-1 E766 .G74 1995

  • Jaycox, Faith. The Progressive Era . New York: Facts On File, c2005.
    HUNT OVRSZQ-2 E661 .J395 2005

  • Kross, Jessica. American Eras. Deroit: Gale Research, c1997-.
    HUNT REF-1 E169.1 .A471979 1997 1878-1899

  • Layman, Richard, ed. American Decades. Detroit: Gale Research, .
    HUNT REF-1 E169.12 .A419 1994 1900-1909
    HUNT REF-1 E169.12 .A419 1994 1910-1919

  • Schlup, Leonard C. and James G. Ryan, eds. Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2003.
    HUNT STACKS-2 E661 .H59 2003

  • Temperance and Prohibition (Department of History, the Ohio State University)

  • Triangle Factory Fire (The Kheel Center, Catherwood Library, ILR School at Cornell)

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American History:
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Biographical Resources


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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Books


Below are resources specifically for Gilded Age and Progressive Era. See American History: Books for essential resources on any aspect of American History.
To search for books on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in library catalogs, it might be best to use these subject headings:

  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States--History--1865-1921
  • world war 1914-1918
Reference librarians can help you find appropriate terms for your topic.
  • H-SHGAPE Bibliographic Essays

  • Sabin Americana (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1500-1926
    Search or browse full text works about the North, Central & South America, the Arctic & Antarctica and the West Indies, published not only in the United States but internationally. This resource offers original accounts of exploration, pioneering, settlement, the western movement, military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition. It also covers such topics as American women, cities and states, the Civil War, immigration and politics, etc.

If we don't have the books you need you can use EZ Borrow (books get here in about 3-5 days) or interlibrary loan using Illiad (books get here in about 7-10 days).

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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Discussion Lists

  • H-SHGAPE
    Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE) encourages scholarly discussion of U. S. Gilded Age & Progressive Era and also makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids.
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American History:
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Internet Guides


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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Journal and Magazine Articles


For additional resources, see American History: Journal and Magazine Articles.
If full text links for journal articles are not provided, click on to see retrieval options. This is only for journal article citations, and may not be available in all databases. Otherwise, use Cameo and the Find e-journal list to see if materials available to you. If they aren't, you can use Illiad, the interlibrary loan service, to obtain the material.

If you need help finding journal articles on your topic, ask the reference staff at the Hunt Library reference desk.

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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Journals


See the journals listed at American History: Journals. If you need journal articles on a particular topic, use the resources at American History: Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Journal and Magazine Articles.
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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Maps


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  • Banks, Arthur. A Military Atlas of the First World War. New York: Taplinger, 1975.
    HUNT REF-1 G1037 .B3 1975

  • Gilbert, Martin. First World War Atlas. New York: Macmillan [1971, c1970].
    HUNT REF-1 G1037 .G5 1971

  • Livesey, Anthony. The Historical Atlas of World War I. New York: H. Holt, 1994.
    HUNT REF-1 G1037 .L55 1994

  • Maps and Battles of World War I (PBS)

  • Maps of World War I (Department of History, University of San Diego)
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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Newspapers


See also American History: Newspapers for essential resources covering all periods of American History.
All newspapers below are full text except for the 19th Century Masterfile.
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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Pictorial Resources


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American History:
Gilded Age and Progressive Era:

Primary Sources

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Statistical Resources


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Sue Collins, Senior Librarian, sc24@andrew.cmu.edu